Flawless win for 18 breeders at 2022 WSC 2 first round elims

Top fighters from around the world started to battle out in the second leg of the 2022 World Slasher Cup 9-Cock Invitational Derby at the historic Smart Araneta Coliseum on May 31.

The derby’s first elimination round featured 93 match-ups of the best cockfighters. Competitors with 2-0 record move on to the 3-cock semi-finals on June 3, while those who scored at least a point in today’s second round elims to stay in contention for the title.

Among the top fighters battling it out in the semi-finals are defending champion TJ Marquez, Engr. Rhemy Medrano, Antonio Celedio Jr., Nene Araneta, Caloy Colanding, Gov. Ito Ynares, Jun Gabriel, KGWD Man/ Dr. Lapena, Bimbo/Dr. Lapena, Danilo Garcia/Pando Lopez, Replica/Weind, PT/Francis Bagang, Bobby Torres/Lowell Kaw, Bong/Ronald Espino, Nyok/Tony/Engr. Canlas, BP, Robert Gaza, and Norman Bengco, all with 2-0 records each after the elimination round.

Rudy Reyes, Joemell Tanjuakio, St. Joseph, Paul Rodriguez, and Ronald Del Rosario will also move on to the semi-finals after scoring 1.5 points in the elimination round. Other fighters with 1-1 records each will also advance to the semi-finals after surviving the 2-cock elimination round.

The first round of the 3-cock semi-finals is happening on June 2 for entries that scored flawless wins in the two-day elimination round. The winners of the semi-finals will move on to the four-cock pre-finals and grand finals on June 6 wherein a new World Slasher Cup champion will be crowned.

Fans who wish to witness the action live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum may get their tickets at Ticketnet or at www.worldslashercup.ph.

The 2022 World Slasher Cup 2 is made possible by Thunderbird, Emperador Distillers, Petron Corporation, Pilipino Mirror, Southeastern Trading and Industrial Services, RMECS Technicon Incorporated, and Lucos Builders.